polycythemia

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pol·y·cy·the·mi·a

 (pŏl′ē-sī-thē′mē-ə)
n.
A condition marked by an abnormally large number of red blood cells in the circulatory system.

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Noun1.polycythemia - a disorder characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of red blood cells in the blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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pol·y·cy·the·mi·a

n. policitemia, aumento excesivo de glóbulos rojos;
___ rubra___ vera secundaria, ___ vera;
primary ______ primaria.

polycythemia

n policitemia; — vera policitemia vera
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Extramedullary hematopoiesis (EMH) occurs in various disorders and is most commonly seen in sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, hereditary spherocytosis, polycythemia rubra vera, and especially in myelofibrosis.
The cloning of the cell surface receptor polycythemia rubra vera-1 (PRV-1) has recently been described (6), and the consistent overexpression of PRV-1 mRNA observed in PV patients indicates that this might constitute a new diagnostic marker for the disease.
Increased red blood cell volume is associated with a disease known as Polycythemia rubra vera, which is diagnosed by relying on various blood and other test results.